Quad bike tragedy near Dwellingup yesterday

MAJOR Crash officers are investigating a fatal crash near Dwellingup yesterday.

Three males were riding a quad bike on an unsealed section of Scarp Road, near North Spur Road, at 3.30pm.

It is alleged the 40-year-old rider from Halls Head lost control of the bike hitting a tree. The rider and two pillion passengers were thrown off the bike.

A 16-year-old male from Coolbellup died from injuries he received. The other pillion passenger, a 17-year-old male from Coolbellup and the rider received serious injuries and were airlifted to Royal Perth Hospital.

Major Crash investigators are seeking witnesses who may have seen the vehicle prior to the crash. Call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or make a report on-line.